County Government of Meru Director Legal Services Jobs in Kenya
County Government of Meru Director Legal Services Jobs in Kenya The County Government of Meru wishes to recruit competent, self-driven, experienced and qualified staff to fill the following positions in various departments on a five (5) year contract pursuant to article 176 of the constitution of Kenya and county governments Act No.17 of 2012.
Director Legal Services
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will be the head of
legal services function, be responsible for giving
legal advice to the County,
Supervision of all Legal Counsel in the
Directorate, undertaking complex litigation and
arbitration on behalf of the County,
Drafting and reviewing complex legal
documents, local and international contracts/
agreements, drafting bills and subsidiary
Training of all Legal Counsel in the Directorate,
Providing legal advice and opinion to county
Ensuring compliance with the national
values and principles of good governance and
public service set out in article 10 and article 232
of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, and initiating
and undertaking research on complex and
emerging legal issues and preparing Legal
opinions and briefs,
Ensuring compliance with county, national,
regional and international instruments.
For appointment to this grade, an officer
Must be a Kenyan Citizen;
Served in the grade of Deputy Director
legal affairs or in a comparable and
relevant position for a minimum period
of three years (3);
Must be a holder of Kenya Certificate of
Secondary Education (KCSE) or its equivalent;
Bachelors of Laws (LLB) from a recognized
Master’s degree in law or any other social
science from a recognized institution;
Post graduate diploma in Law from the
Council of Legal Education;
Must be an Advocate of the High Court of
Kenya having a current practicing certificate;
Must be a member of the Law society
Admitted as an advocate of High Court of
Kenya for five years and above; and
Should have administrative and management training at a senior level.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Meru Director Legal Services Jobs in Kenya
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